446. The Bloom Becomes a Flower

In the late 1970’s Martha Angélica Quezada died. A 17 year old Nicaraguan, Quezada was killed in the fight against the Samosa dictatorship. In 1979 a group of mothers, widowed in the revolution, formed a cooperative in an attempt to support their families. They named the cooperative in honor of the girl. More than thirty […]

429. The Benefits of Women-Led Co-ops in Arab States

More than 1 billion people worldwide are members of co-operatives, and on first glance, that staggering fact seems to have no geographic bounds. There are an astounding number of co-operative members from countries as far-ranging as Singapore (where they make up half of the country’s population) to Germany (that counts a quarter of its population […]